Blue Background Large Size Tribal Paisley Pattern Antique Rustic Khotan Rug 43675

Size: 11 ft x 15 ft (3.35 m x 4.57 m)

Precise geometric patterns and colorful botehs decorate the lozenge-shaped field of this stunning Khotan carpet woven in the early 20th century.

Antique Khotan Rug, Origin: East Turkestan, Circa: Early Part of the 20th Century – Located on the Silk Road, the city of Khotan was exposed to an unprecedented number of outside influences that are captured in this masterfully woven carpet. This impressive antique Khotan rug features exceptionally clear colors in all ends of the spectrum, designs highlighted with contrasting outlines and hairline details that exemplify the care and precision needed to create a long-lasting, functional work of art. Woven with a lozenge medallion, this carpet features an impressive allover boteh pattern that creates an alluring mosaic with precisely arranged colors offset by a deep blue field. Terra cotta spandrels decorated with minute quatrefoils, which have an uncanny similarity to the floral rugs of Josheghan, surround the lozenge medallion. The precision and level of detail continues throughout the borders and guard bands. This impressive and quite rare antique large Khotan rug represents the perfect balance of style, color and precision that one could ever hope for.

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